James Cameron’s much-awaited sequel Avatar: The Way of Water has officially hit the $1 Billion mark at the global box office. According to official reports, of the total gross, the international numbers box office alone reach up to $762 million.
Avatar: The Way of Water is on track to surpass Top Gun: Maverick’s $770 million to become the highest-grossing international release of 2022. The 20th century/Disney release crossed the milestone this Tuesday. The worldwide box-office success has been achieved in just 14 days from the day of its release. To compare, Avatar 1 had crossed the $1 Billion mark in 19 days.
The first film in the franchise, which was released in 2009, became the highest-grossing film of all time and retained its record for ten years until Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame dethroned it in 2019.
According to reports, James Cameron has planned out the franchise until Avatar 5 and has already filmed portions of Avatar 3 and 4.